Laboratory of Nanostructures and Novel Electronic Materials
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
PH D2 445 (Batiment PH)
Station 3
CH-1015 Lausanne


2016.- Biophysicist, EPFL
2011.-2015. Postdoctoral Fellow, FMI Basel
2007.-2010. Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL Heidelberg
2007. Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit
2006. PhD in Physics at the University of Geneva
2002-2006. Lecturer at Babes - Bolyai University of Kolozsvár
1998. M.Sc., Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest Physics, (Statistical Physics and Biophysics)
               [CV in doc]
Research interests
Organometallic perovskite sensor development
Near infrared vision
Previous Research interests
Development of light stimulation software GEARS for visual sciences
Visual restauration
Physics of rigid and viscoelastic spinning bodies and the Kirchhoff analogy
Palpation Sensor Development
Transcription factor co-expression in the annelid nervous system
Phase Separation in the Wake of Moving Fronts
Formation of Macroscopic and Microscopic Patterns in the NaOH+CuCl2 reaction [1] [2]


[PhD Thesis]
1. P. Hantz
Pattern formation in the NaOH+CuCl2 reaction,
J. Phys. Chem. B 104 (2000) [PDF]  
2. P. Hantz
Regular microscopic patterns produced by simple reaction-diffusion systems,
Phys. Chem.-Chem. Phys. 4 (2002) [PDF]  
3. P. Hantz
Germing Surfaces in Reaction-Diffusion Systems? - Experiments and a Hypothesis,
J. Chem. Phys. 117 (2002) [PDF]  
4. B. De Lacy Costello, P. Hantz and N. Ratcliffe
Voronoi Diagrams Generated by Regressing Edges of Precipitation Fronts,
J. Chem. Phys., 120 (2004) [PDF]  
5. P. Hantz, J. Partridge, Gy. Láng, Sz. Horvát and M. Ujvári
Ion-Selective Membranes Involved in Pattern-Forming Processes,
J. Phys. Chem. B, 108 (2004) [PDF]  
6. Sz. Horvát and P. Hantz
Pattern Formation Mediated by Ion-Selective Membranes: Models and Simulations,
J. Chem. Phys., 121 (2005) [PDF]  
7. P. Hantz and I. Biró
Phase Separation in the Wake of Moving Fronts: Experiments and Simulations,
Physical Review Letters, 96 (2006) [PDF]  
8. András Rusz, Zoltán Kocsis, Sándor Bokor, Péter Hantz
Measuring the elastic parameters of samples without anchoring,
Mechatronics 17 (2007) [PDF]  
9. Michele Fiscella, Karl Farrow, Ian L. Jones, David Jäckel, Jan Müller, Urs Frey, Douglas J. Bakkum, Péter Hantz, Botond Roska and Andreas Hierlemann
Recording from Defined Populations of Retinal Ganglion Cells Using a High-Density CMOS-Integrated Microelectrode Array with Real-Time Switchable Electrode Selection,
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 211 (2012) [PDF]  
10. Therese Cronin, Luk H. Vandenberghe, Péter Hantz, Josephine Juttner, Andreas Reimann, Ágota-Enikõ Kacsó, Rachel M. Huckfeldt, Volker Busskamp, Hubertus Kohler, Pamela S. Lagali, Botond Roska, Jean Bennett,
Efficient transduction and optogenetic stimulation of retinal bipolar cells by a synthetic adeno-associated virus capsid and promoter,
EMBO Molecular Medicine - (2014) [PDF]  

Main Activities in Education

2004-2006, Lecture on Biophysics
2003-2006, Lecture and Seminar on Statistical Physics
2003/2004, Lecture on Pattern Formation
2002-2004, Lecture and Seminar on Electrodynamics (in German language)
2001/2002, Seminar on Quantum Mechanics

Previous Research Students

István Biró, Szabolcs Horvát

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